let sb see sth
offer or be offered as a performance, especially at a cinema
appear; be seen
prove; make clear
a performance, especially in a theatre or on radio or television
a public showing; collection of things for the public to look at; exhibition
a showing of some quality; display
"a remarkable show of skill"
"made a display of strength"
"a show of impatience"
"a good show of looking interested"
"they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway"
"they try to keep up appearances"
"that ceremony is just for show"
"She shows her dogs frequently"
"We will demo the new software in Washington"
"The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound"
"The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture"
"The blood test showed that he was the father"
"Her behavior testified to her incompetence"
"She showed her talent for cooking"
"Show me your etchings, please"
"This scene depicts country life"
"the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting"
"She showed her disappointment"
"I showed the customer the glove section"
"He pointed to the empty parking space"
"he indicated his opponents"
"His good upbringing really shows"
"The dirty side will show"
"The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"
"The gauge read `empty'"
"The diary shows his distress that evening"
"The usher showed us to our seats"
"he bet $2 on number six to show"
Once they left the hotel his show of concern for her was dropped.
出自： L. Grant
His co-pilot made a great show of understanding the map.
出自： Clive James
Nietzsche could praise intelligence while showing the ambiguity of all its achievements.
出自： A. Livingstone
Innumerable..memories have been shown as wrong when confronted with the facts.
出自： Anthony Smith
The books showed that the..business would have to be wound down.
出自： P. Fitzgerald
Did you show him around the school?
Part of the nurse's job is to show people in to the doctor's office.
This colour shows your complexion off to the best advantage.
Gold hangings were used to show off the pictures.
金色的吊帘被用来突出那些图片。 show off
He never shows off.
Oh, stop showing off!
It is very shameful of him to show off.
Don't take any notice of him. He is just showing off.
别管他,他不过在显示自己而已。 show oneself/sth ⇔ off
She likes to show herself off.
He likes to show off his abilities.
They showed off their acrobatics, to our great amusement.
She loves showing off her new dress.
He has a very expensive wristwatch and he misses no opportunity to show it off.
Whatever part he is playing his own character still shows through.
He may be able to speak English very fluently, but his Chinese speech habit still shows through.
Her wrinkles showed up in the strong sunlight.
强烈的阳光使她脸上的皱纹更明显了。 show sth ⇔ up
The quiz showed up Cane's weak points in physics.
The lawyer showed the witness's testimony up.
律师证明证人的证词失实。 show up
He promised to come on Tuesday but he never showed up.
Not one student showed up for the scheduled meeting.
She showed up late.
她姗姗来迟。 show sb up
She likes to show people up in public.
He showed his parents up rather badly.
误 I want to show to do it.
正 I want to show you how to do it.
析 show后不可直接接动词不定式作宾语,但可接以(wh-) to- v 充当宾语补足语的复合宾语。
误 They showed me the library to have a look.
正 They showed me the library.
误 Will you please show us to see all the famous sights of this city?
正 Will you please show us all the famous sights of this city?
析 show本身已含有“看”的含义,因此,无须加have a look或to see。
误 What is being shown at the theatre?
正 What is showing at the theatre?
析 表示“表演节目”, show是不及物动词,不可用被动结构。
误 He showed to be innocent.
正 He showed himself to be innocent.
析 表示“表明自己是…的”,须用show+oneself+(to be) adj. 结构,不可省略oneself。